Category Archives: School News

CofC Concert Choir Spring Performance

The College of Charleston Concert Choir will perform a spring concert of works by Eric Whitacre, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St. Admission is $10 at the door; students are admitted free of charge. For more information call […]

CofC Orchestra: Works by Debussy, Tchaikovsky + More

The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform a spring concert conducted by Yuriy Bekker. The program will include Claude Debussy’s Petite Suite, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations (featuring cellist/faculty member Natalia Khoma), Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 in G Major and a world premiere of The Overview Effect by College of Charleston composition student Will Goss. […]

Concert by Vocal Faculty Powerhouses Saundra DeAthos-Meers and David Templeton

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a concert featuring faculty duo Saundra DeAthos-Meers (soprano) and David Templeton (baritone) for an evening of operatic scenes, arias and art song, joined by collaborative pianist Robin Zemp. The concert will take place on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 7:30 p.m., […]

Me Three: Exploring Female Composers Through Piano Trio

Housed in the College of Charleston School of the Arts, Charleston Music Fest will present esteemed faculty trio Janet Orenstein, (violin), Allison Gagnon (piano) and Brooks Whitehouse (cello), all hailing from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). Whitehouse and Orenstein were founding members of the Guild Trio, for whom composer Sheila […]

CofC International Piano Series Features AyşeDeniz Gökçin in Season Finale

Praised for being “extraordinary, unconventional, interactive and fun” and for playing that is “bold, personal and masterly” (Royal Academy of Music), Turkish pianist and composer and Turkey’s 2017 Pianist of the Year, AyşeDeniz Gökçin is widely sought-after as an international soloist and a recording artist. Gökçin’s recent solo appearances include Sureyya Opera House (Istanbul), Teatro das Figuras […]

Tired of Flushing Money Down the Drain? Residents of URINETOWN Feel the Same in College of Charleston Musical Production

College of Charleston Theatre and Dance closes its 2018-2019 season with the hilarious, Tony Award-winning comedy Urinetown directed by artist-in-residence Bret Shuford with musical direction by Laura Turner. While the show is lighthearted in nature, it shares with audiences a glimpse of serious issues tied to the season’s theme of social justice in support of the […]

CofC Opera to Perform ‘Dialogues of the Carmelites,’ a Story of Martyrdom

The College of Charleston Opera will present a production of Francis Poulenc’s only full-length opera, “Dialogues of the Carmelites.” It tells a fictional account of the actual events of the Martyrs of Compiègne — the Carmelite nuns who in 1794 refused to renounce their faith during the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution. As a result, […]

CofC Faculty Jazz Ensemble to Perform

Students, alumni and the public love to see our jazz professors take stage. Toes tapping, heads nodding to the beat – at the end of the concert you’ll leave with melodic arrangements still on your mind. The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the CofC Faculty Jazz Ensemble:  Robert Lewis […]

Student Dance Work to Be Staged in ‘Chapel Moves’

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the dance concert, “Chapel Moves.” The annual concert features original dances by some of the department’s most talented students. These future professional choreographers and aspiring dance artists will showcase pieces selected for inclusion in the American College Dance […]

Orion Weiss to Perform for International Piano Series

ACCLAIMED PIANIST ORION WEISS TO PERFORM FOR COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON PIANO SERIES One of the most sought-after soloists in his generation of young American musicians Praised for his “powerful technique and voluptuous tone” (The Washington Post) and playing that is “at once sensitive and technically dazzling” (Daily Camera), Orion Weiss is one of the most sought-after soloists […]